Lindsay Amos

Lindsay Amos is the Director of Communications at Y Combinator. In 2010, she was one of the first 30 employees at Square and the company’s first comms hire. Prior to YC, Lindsay led technology communications for Facebook’s global engineering offices, data centers, infrastructure hardware, and sustainability.


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From Self-Doubt to Starting Up: Words of Wisdom for Women Founders From YC Continuity Partner Anu Hariharan

We’ve been talking about the unique challenges facing women founders for years, but the pandemic was particularly hard for women looking to start their own companies. According to…

Promise Co-Founder and CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins on Being a Force for Good

Pheadra Ellis-Lamkins, Co-Founder and CEO of Promise, had witnessed technology’s impact on the work communities in which she’d been a part — and not always for good. In…

Edlyft Co-Founder and CEO Erika Hairston: How Community Can Elevate Tech

Edlyft co-founder and CEO Erika Hairston never imagined herself as a “techie,” but was drawn to computer science while at Yale University—not that it was a cinch for…

Squire Co-Founder and CEO Songe LaRon: Powering Barbershops of the Future

Songe LaRon didn’t have experience working in the barbershop world when he first had the idea for Squire, a business management and point-of-sales software focusing on barbershop owners.…

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